What are the ingredients in Sudafed 12 Hour?
The long-lasting, non-drowsy formula contains pseudoephedrine HCl & naproxen sodium for 12-hour relief. Extended-release decongestant caplets temporarily relieve sinus congestion, pressure and headaches. The non-drowsy formula is made with pseudoephedrine HCl and naproxen sodium for 12-hour relief.
What is pseudoephedrine made from?
Pseudoephedrine was first known as a natural substance that occurs in shrubs of the Ephedra genus, which grow worldwide. Almost all commercial pseudoephedrine, however, is produced by fermenting dextrose in the presence of benzaldehyde. The primary product, (R)-phenylacetylcarbinol, is aminated to make pseudoephedrine.
What drug contains pseudoephedrine?
Common brands containing pseudoephedrine:
- Advil. ®
- Alavert. ®
- Aleve. ®
- Claritin. ®
- Mucinex. ®
- Sudafed. ®
- Triaminic. ®
- TYLENOL. ®
What happens if you smoke Sudafed?
People who abuse methamphetamines take the drug by inhaling or smoking it, swallowing it in pill form, snorting crushed or powder forms of the drug, or injecting powder that has been dissolved in water. The National Institute on Drug Abuse notes that methamphetamine causes a quick high that fades soon after.
Does Sudafed 12-Hour keep you awake?
Maximum strength non-drowsy decongestant provides long-lasting sinus pressure & congestion relief. These tablets contain 120 mg of pseudoephedrine HCl and provide powerful symptom relief for 12 hours. Maximum-strength non-drowsy SUDAFED® Sinus Congestion 12 Hour provides lasting relief from congestion & sinus pressure.
Does pseudoephedrine show on drug test?
Used for sinus and nasal congestion, pseudoephedrine (Sudafed) can be the cause of false positive tests for amphetamine or methamphetamine.
Why is pseudoephedrine a controlled substance?
It is an over-the-counter drug, not a controlled substance. However, if diverted from its intended users, pseudoephedrine is also an ingredient used in the illicit manufacture of methamphetamine.
Is pseudoephedrine controlled substance?
Several states, including Illinois, Iowa, and Kansas, classify pseudoephedrine as a Schedule V controlled substance. Oregon and Mississippi have classified it as Schedule III. In the near future, more states are likely make pseudoephedrine prescription only.